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04/10/16 Petroteam UFRJ wins first place in the International PetroBowl

Barra Energia would like to congratulate the PetroTeam UFRJ team for winning the world stage of the PetroBowl International

07/05/14 Barra Energia announces conclusion of the Atlanta Field’s second high productivity horizontal development well

Barra Energia announced the conclusion of the drilling and testing of the well 7-ATL-3H-RJS, the second successful horizontal oil producer of the Atlanta Field development.

07/02/14 Barra Energia Announces the Successful Results of the First Horizontal Producer Well of the Atlanta Field

Barra Energia announced the conclusion of the drilling and testing of the well 7-ATL-2HP-RJS, the first horizontal oil producer of the Atlanta Field development

03/01/13 Carcará well confirms the high potential of the Block BM-S-8, in the pre-salt of Santos Basin

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda (BE), announces the conclusion of the 4-SPS-86B well

17/08/12 Barra guarantees to have cash to invest in Carcará

One of the most recent success stories in the Brazilian pre-salt, the discovery of the reservoir Carcará in the pre-salt of Santos, and the last discovered in the block BM-S-8, has two U.S. investment funds as partners, First Reserve and Riverstone

13/08/12 New Well Data Confirms Importance of the Pre-Salt Carcara Discovery Offshore Santos Basin

Rio de Janeiro, August 13, 2012. Barra Energia today announced that new data obtained from additional drilling of the 4-SPS-86B

20/06/12 New data confirms larger oil column of the Carcará

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda announces that new data obtained with continued drilling of the 4-SPS-86B (4-BRSA-971-SPS) well

05/12/11 Brazilian geologist is elected president of the WPC

The Brazilian Renato Bertani, chief executive of Barra Energia Petróleo e Gás, was elected president of the World Petroleum Council - WPC (World Petroleum Council) for the triennium 2011-2014

21/09/11 Barra scores twice in Santos acreage

Brazilian independent Barra Energia has clinched two separate deals to acquire a combined 30% stake in Block BS-4 in the Santos basin

06/07/11 Shell sells its part of Bem-te-vi to QGEP and Barra Energia

Shell Brasil sold its participation of 20 per cent in the BM-S-8 block, in Santos basin, where the promising prospect Bem-te-vi is located, to the Brazilian companies Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção and Barra Energia in equal parts

06/07/11 Shell sells participation in block at Santos Basin

Another business in the Brazilian pre-salt area was announced yesterday. Shell sold for US$ 350 million the 20% shares that it had in the BM-S-8 block of the Santos Basin. That's where the Bem-te-Vi reservoir was found

06/07/11 Companies in Brazil debut in the pre-salt.

The first two Brazilian companies to enter oil exploration in the pre-salt, the rookie Barra Energia do Brazil and Queiroz Galvão, paid US$ 350 million to Shell Brazil, a subsidiary of global giant Royal Dutch Shell

06/07/11 Shell leaves pre-salt block in Santos

Company sells 20% of shares to Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção and to Barra Energia for US$ 350 million

05/07/11 Barra Energia Acquires Interest in BM-S-8 Block

Barra Energia do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltd (Barra Energia) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 10% of Block BMS-8 from Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda, which currently owns a 20%

03/05/10 First Reserve Provides Up to $500 Million Commitment to Barra Energia

Partners with Industry Experts in New Firm to Focus on Brazilian Oil and Gas Assets

03/05/10 Former executives of Petrobras and Repsol create a new oil company

In the wave of growing interest in exploration and production activity in the country, a new company emerges with an appetite for occupying a space today attended by a few mid-sized companies

03/05/10 First Reserve Corp., which manages a $9 billion fund targeting energy assets, said it has committed up to $500 million to Brazilian oil and gas start-up Barra Energia

First Reserve, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, is backing a team who will “pursue the acquisition, exploration and development” of offshore and onshore hydrocarbon resources in Brazil

02/05/10 First Reserve puts $500m into Brazil oil and gas start-up

First Reserve, a US private equity group with $19bn under management, has committed up to $500m for investment in Barra Energia Petróleo e Gás, a Brazilian start-up that will seek exploration and production opportunities in the country's oil and gas industry.